December 2013 – Preparing for Winter

Latest program now on line http://www.discovering-our-countryside.co.uk/2-december-2013-preparing-for-winter/

  • Livestock over Winter – Some animals are seasonal breeders only mating at certain times of year, like sheep in Autumn, others like pigs will breed all year round.
  • A special harvest is about to begin – Shows farmers harvesting some late crops then ploughing land for spring, also showing their skills off in a ploughing match. The harvesting of Christmas Trees is covered too.
  • Using Wildlife to help you celebrate Christmas. – Gives details of how to make a traditional Christmas Wreath decoration using foliage from the countryside.

Also coming after Christmas……

Digging for Education

Grow.4.Me.uk – follow our allotment to help you with growing in school